London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Conference Interpreting

This course prepares you for work as a professional interpreter for international organisations and the private market. Languages offered include Mandarin (Chinese), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish , Romanian, Russian and Spanish. You'll benefit from work placements, site visits and dummy booth practice at the international Maritime Organisation and United Nations (Geneva and Vienna). Our state-of-the-art interpreting suite is equipped with digital facilities for interpreting practice virtual classes and webstraming. You'll also benefit from guest speakers and visiting conference interpreting professionals, giving you additional opportunities for practice and feedback.

Entry requirements

You will be required to have an upper second class (2:1) degree (or a 2:2 with professional experience in interpreting). Applications from candidates with substantial experience as a professional interpreter but no degree are considered. Certificate and diploma level: English and one other language. Master's level: English and one or two other languages. Near-native proficiency in the first foreign language (language B) and/or a good command of the second foreign language (language C). All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS.

Course modules

Modules include: The Interpreter's Skills and Tools, Interpreting, Theories and Research for Interpreters, Conference Interpreting (module 1), The Interpreter's Professional Environment and Work Placement, Conference Interpreting (EU/UN context) and Conference Interpreting (module 2).

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed by a variety of essays, presentations, practical interpreting performance, self and peer evaluation, case study, reflective portfolio and research project or dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,810 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,810 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,810 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,810 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,810 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,810 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,090 per Credit (Channel Islands) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,090 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,090 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,090 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,090 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,090 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,900 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,900 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,900 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,900 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,000 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,900 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,900 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,100 per Credit (Channel Islands) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,100 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,100 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,445 per Credit (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,100 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,100 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,100 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moorgate City of London EC2M 6SQ South East

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